Ex-Shearman Silicon Valley Partner Opens Solo IP Practice

Law360, New York (March 20, 2013, 4:47 PM EDT) -- Vicki Veenker, the founding partner of Shearman & Sterling LLP's Silicon Valley intellectual property group, has left the firm to open her own solo practice, Veenker told Law360 Wednesday.

Veenker, who most recently was based in Shearman's Palo Alto office, opened Veenker Law Offices on Monday, after determining a solo operation would help her avoid the kinds of client conflicts often present in large law firms and enable her to provide the kind of attention her clients sought.

“My practice has evolved in the past couple...
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